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    • Engine No. 2 from above

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • One of the Student Fire Department's two engines, a 1 ton, 400 gallon water tank Ford equipped with 150 feet of hose.
    • Engine No. 2 from the side

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • One of the Student Fire Department's two engines, a 1 ton, 400 gallon water tank Ford equipped with 150 feet of hose. Elie Shneour, one of the founding members of the Fire Department, suggested that the fire truck be white, rather than red, to...
    • Group photo of the members of the Student Fire Department

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • Members of the Department pose for a photo. That year, they were led by Walter Kaufman, Chief; Emmett O'Brien, Jr. '53, 1st Assistant Chief; and John E. Jolliffe '52, 2nd Assistant Chief. Originally founded by George Blackstone in 1942, the...
    • Students unravel a hose from Engine No. 1

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • One of the Student Fire Department's two engines. A pumping unit was purchased by the members and was moved around on a trailer until it was placed on this 1928 Ford fire truck.
    • Students put out a fire

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • Two members of the Student Fire Department put out a fire as smoke fills the air.
    • Early fire equipment

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • An aerial shot of one of the first trucks used by the Student Fire Department with ladders and hoses loaded onto the attached 500 gallon pumping trailer. The pump was removed from the trailer and placed on a 1928 vintage fire truck in 1948.
    • Students chat as they prepare for practice

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • One of the Student Fire Department's two engines. A pumping unit was purchased by the members and was moved around on a trailer until it was placed on this 1928 Ford fire truck.
    • Students ride Engine No. 1 to practice

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • One of the Student Fire Department's two engines. A pumping unit was purchased by the members and was moved around on a trailer until it was placed on this 1928 Ford fire truck.
    • Practice with the water tank truck

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • Students practice extinguishing a fire. Practice commenced every Wednesday afternoon. In the foreground is the Fire Department's 1 ton, 400 gallon water tank Ford equipped with 150 feet of hose.
    • Engines exiting the station

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • Pictured here are both of the Fire Department's engines: in front is the 1928 Ford fire truck onto which was placed the original pumping unit bought by the students in 1948, and following it is the 1 ton white truck with a 400 gallon water tank. In...
    • Engine No. 2

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College; College students--New York (State); Fire departments;
    • Four men stand posed around the Bard College Fire Department Engine #2: one at the passenger door, one at the driver side door, and two at the front bumper. The truck contained a 1 ton, 400 gallon water tank and 150 feet of hose. The stone building...
    • Rumsey Village & Piano Style Fire Engine

    • Advertisements; Fire engines & equipment;
    • The disastrous fire of 1876 destroyed downtown Chester. To protect the village from future fires, the citizens of Chester under took to build both a water system and a fire company. This advertisement was sent to Joseph Durland, a founding member...
    • The Seneca Falls New Style Village Fire Engine.

    • Advertisements; Fire engines & equipment;
    • The disastrous fire of 1876 destroyed downtown Chester. To protect the village from future fires, the citizens of Chester under took to build both a water system and a fire company. This advertisement was sent to Joseph Durland, a founding member...
    • Babcock Fire Extinguisher Ad

    • Advertisements; Fire engines & equipment; Fire extinguishers;
    • The disastrous fire of 1876 destroyed downtown Chester. To protect the village from future fires, the citizens of Chester under took to build both a water system and a fire company. This illustrated advertisement was sent to store owner Joseph...

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